| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It was a weekend of firsts at the box office.
The No. 1 spot went to the first cave-man family in "The Croods," and "Olympus Has Fallen" star Gerard Butler had his first strong showing at the multiplex in years.
The 3-D animated family film beat out...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's a bad idea to get too personal with your co-workers for so many reasons.
Meeting with colleagues outside your cubicle farm for happy hour is no biggie, but letting the director of finance (or any fellow employee) into your personal...
| Mar 21, 2013
** (out of four)
About seven weeks after the end of “30 Rock” we get … a Tina Fey movie that may as well be about Liz Lemon.
In “Admission,” workaholic, Valentine’s Day-hating Portia (Fey) isn’t good with...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:30 AM
For three consecutive years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tried to reinvent the wheel with the Oscars and ended up on artistic blocks. So how will it fare next year? The February 2011 show was the Academy's biggest attempt to go young...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Cavemen — they’re just like us! — or so ‘‘The Croods’’ seems to be saying with its familiar mix of generational clashes, coming-of-age milestones and generally relatable laughs. ...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:53 PM
"Admission" is a nice movie. You have no idea how depressing it is for a critic to drag out what may be the blandest word in the English language. But it fits. "Admission" is a bowl of oatmeal — instant oatmeal — with nothing added; not sugar,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
They had supporting roles in "Knocked Up," but Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann get center stage as they reprise the characters in writer-director Judd Apatow's amusing comedy about reaching midllfe.
The couple aren't entirely happy about the situation,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — It's showtime.
While the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens battle each other on the field during Super Bowl XLVII, advertisers will compete against each on advertising's biggest stage.
The stakes are high, with 30-second...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:48 AM
For What it’s Worth---On February 4--- The Ravens short circuit the Superdome and Forty-niners. What a weird game, don’t ever tell me that football isn’t a game of momentum. You never know what can spark it or end it---last night it...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Super Bowl ads this year morphed into mini soap operas.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson shrugged off aliens so he could get more milk for his kids in a Super Bowl spot for the Milk Processor Education Program. Anheuser-Busch's commercial...